Medical Coding Jobs MUST Be Filled!
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Job Expectations and Qualifications
It s not enough just to have all the right intentions; an employer needs to know
what you are able to give to the job and the business.
Some bosses expect their medical billers to research State laws to use that info to appeal denied claims. Others
expect medical coding knowledge to process their outpatient medical care claims. Some need medical coders that are
able to perform an audit on each claim, and deal with health insurance companies when they deny payment, or pay
less than what they are supposed to pay.
Why Employers Want Experience
If you had no training, or experience and you wanted to build houses, do you think a construction manager will
hire you? If you had no training or experience and you wanted to be a French Chef, would the number one
French Restaurant in Paris hire you? If you wanted to be a nurse and take care of sick people, would a hospital
hire you if you had no training, or experience? Likely not. Being a coder or medical biller demands the same
Most employers want one year of experience, a working knowledge of various billing guidelines, a familiarity
with medical coding and medical terminology. To be considered these skills must be
documented in your application and resume.